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[audio]1 Maccabees - Douay-Rheims Version
LibriVox recording of The First Book of Maccabees, from the Douay-Rheims Version. Read by Sam Stinson. 1 Maccabees is an apocryphal/deuterocanonical book written by a Jewish author after the restoration of an independent Jewish kingdom, probably about 100 BC. It is included in the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox canons. Protestants, Jews, and some others regard it as generally reliable historically, but not a part of Scripture...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; audio book; bible; douay-rheims; apocrypha; deuterocanon; 1 maccabees
Downloads: 19,908 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]2 Maccabees - Douay-Rheims Version (DRV)
LibriVox recording of 2 Maccabees by Douay-Rheims Version (DRV). Read in English by Adam; Lori Arsenault The Book of 2 Machabees (more commonly rendered 2 Maccabees) is an abridgement of another work, now lost, which describes the events surrounding the defeat of Antiochus IV Epiphanes and the rededication of the Jewish temple in the 2nd Century BCE. It's canonicity (status as Holy Writ) was established later in the Christian era, and hence forms part of the deuterocanon (2nd canon)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; bible; apocrypha; deuterocanon; hanukkah; maccabees; antiochus
Downloads: 828
[audio]20.000 Mijlen onder Zee - Jules Verne
LibriVox luisterboek van De 20.000 Mijlen onder Zee, door Jules Verne. Gelezen door Bart de Leeuw. Kapitein Nemo, de Nautilus en de mysterieuze diepten van de oceaan: Onvergetelijk. Kom mee op een avontuur langs de pracht van koraal en parels, de dreiging van haaien en reuze inktvissen, de wonderen van biologie en techniek, een reis van Antarctica naar Atlantis. Of we nu meegaan in een verhaal van het fantastische onbekende, een vertelling van het zwartste in de ziel van de mens, of een nieuwe i...
Keywords: librivox; adventure; audiobook; Verne; Nemo; Nautilus
Downloads: 56,594
[audio]Münchhausen - Gottfried August Bürger
LibriVox recording of "Münchhausen", by Gottfried August Bürger. Read in German by LibriVox volunteers. Wunderbare Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande - Feldzüge und lustige Abenteuer des Freiherrn von Münchhausen, wie er dieselben bei der Flasche im Zirkel seiner Freunde selbst zu erzählen pflegt. Die Geschichten von Münchhausen gehören in die Tradition der Lügengeschichten, die weit in die Literaturgeschichte zurückreicht...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Hörbuch; German; Deutsch
Downloads: 39,068
[audio]Maarten Chuzzlewit - Charles Dickens
LibriVox opname van Maarten Chuzzlewit, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. De familie Chuzzlewit is op jacht naar de erfenis van de oude Maarten Chuzzlewit. De kleinzoon, Martin Chuzzlewit, heeft daarnaast ook zijn oog laten vallen op de jonge en aantrekkelijke verzorgster van zijn opa. Een roman over zelfzucht. Speelt zich voor een deel af in de Verenigde Staten van Amerika. (Samenvatting Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B luisterboek, de on-l...
Keywords: librivox; audioboek; literatuur
Downloads: 1,050
[audio]Macht oder Ökonomisches Gesetz? - Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk
LibriVox recording of Macht oder ökonomisches Gesetz?, by Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk. Read by redaer. Macht oder ökonomisches Gesetz? by Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (1851 - 1914) Language: Deutsch (German) Böhm-Bawerk, Mitbegründer der Österreichischen Schule der Nationalökonomie, erörtert, ob ökonomische Gesetze auch für den Staat gelten. (Zusammenfassung von redaer) Böhm-Bawerk, Macht oder ökonomisches Gesetz? Zeitschrift für Volkswirtschaft, Sozialpolitik und Verwaltung, Bd...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; Economics; Political Economy; Ökonomie; Wirtschaftswissenschaften; German; Deutsch; Macht oder ökonomisches Gesetz?; Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk
Downloads: 8,839
[audio]Madam How and Lady Why - Charles Kingsley
LibriVox recording of Madam How and Lady Why by Charles Kingsley. Did you ever wish you knew how to explain natural phenomena such as earthquakes and volcanoes to your children? Search no more, this book has all the answers (at least all the ones that were known in 1869) and gives them in a pedagogical way. Listed on the Ambleside homeschooling list. (Summary by Nadine) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; science; children; education; volcanoes; nature; earthquake
Downloads: 5,032
[audio]Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
LibriVox recording of Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert. Published in book form in April 1857, the novel focuses on a doctor's wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life. Though the basic plot is rather simple, even archetypal, the novel's true art lies in its details and hidden patterns. Flaubert was notoriously perfectionist about his writing and claimed to always be searching for le mot juste (th...
Keywords: literature; librivox; audiobook; french; classic; romance
Downloads: 189,551 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Madame Bovary (French) - Gustave Flaubert
Madame Bovary de Gustave Flaubert. Enregistré pour LibriVox par Nadine Eckert-Boulet. Charles Bovary, médecin de campagne, veuf d'une mégère, fait lors d'une tournée la rencontre du père Rouault et de sa fille, Emma. Après leur mariage, Emma reste insatisfaite et rêve d'une nouvelle vie. Son premier amant lui donne le goût du luxe et fait miroiter un avenir à deux avant de l'abandonner. Une fois remise, Emma continue à faire de folles dépenses, qui peu à peu la mènent à la ruine e...
Keywords: francais; French; littérature; LibriVox; livre audio; livre lu; littérature francaise; Emma Bovary; Emma Rouault; passion; romantisme; suicide; arsenic
Downloads: 12,122
[audio]Madame Butterfly - John Luther Long
LibriVox recording of Madame Butterfly, by John Luther Long. Read by Availle. Madame Butterfly is the story of the young Japanese girl Cho-Cho San, who marries a flighty American naval officer, and is thenceforth outcast from her relatives. Anxiously she awaits the return of her beloved husband, but when he finally anchors in the harbour, Cho-Cho San does not get the happy ending she was hoping for...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Asia; Japan; fiction; literature; romance
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[audio]Madame de Treymes - Edith Wharton
LibriVox recording of Madame de Treymes by Edith Wharton. Read by Elizabeth Klett Edith Wharton's 1907 novella explores the milieu of Americans living abroad in Paris. New Yorker John Durham travels to Paris to woo an old flame, Fanny Frisbee, now the Marquis de Malrive. Fanny is separated from her husband and wants to marry John and return to America, but she doubts whether her Catholic husband will grant her a divorce...
Keywords: librivox; audio; whart; novella; romance; paris
Downloads: 3,203
[audio]Madame Midas - Fergus Hume
LibriVox recording of Madame Midas by Fergus Hume. Read by Lucy Burgoyne. Madame Midas is a murder mystery, In the early days of Australia, when the gold fever was at its height. Fergus Hume was born in England, the second son of Dr James Hume. At the age of three his father emigrated with his family to Dunedin, New Zealand. He was admitted to the New Zealand bar in 1885. Shortly after graduation he left for Melbourne, Australia where he obtained a post as a barristers' clerk...
Keywords: fiction; madam; midas; fergus; hume; mystery; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 10,311 1.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Maezli - Johanna Spyri
LibriVox recording of Maezli, by Johanna Spyri. Read by Daryl Wor. "Mäzli" may be pronounced the most natural and one of the most entertaining of Madame Spyri's creations. The atmosphere is created by an old Swiss castle and by the romantic associations of the noble family who lived there. Plot interest is supplied in abundance by the children of the Bergmann family with varying characters and interests...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; Switzerland; castle
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[audio]Mag and Margaret: A Story for Girls - Pansy aka Isabella Alden
LibriVox recording of Mag and Margaret: A Story for Girls, by Pansy (aka Isabella Alden). Read by TriciaG. Little Mag Jessup is an orphan girl who works hard as a servant in Mrs. Perkins' boarding house to earn her keep. She has no education, except what she has picked up on her own. Her future looks unchanging until she is given, on a whim, a devotional book called "Little Pillows," in which she learns that she is valuable to God as His child...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; religion; orphans; education; Christianity; charity; adoption
Downloads: 3,647
[audio]Maggie: A Girl of the Streets - Stephen Crane
LibriVox recording of Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, by Stephen Crane. Stephen Crane's first novel, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets has been called "the first dark flower of American Naturalism" for its distinctive elements of naturalistic fiction. The chief character, Maggie, descends into prostitution after being led astray by her lover. Rather than focusing on those that make up the very rich or middle class, the novel highlights the deplorable living conditions of the working class during the ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; fiction; New York
Downloads: 28,873
[audio]Magic Words: A Tale for Christmas Time - Emilie Maceroni
LibriVox recording of Magic Words: A Tale for Christmas Time, by Emilie Maceroni. Read by Sean McGaughey. Magic Words is a Victorian tale of a community and how a few women bring a special kind of Christmas magic to the community-- Magic that can heal wounded hearts. (Introduction by Sean McGaughey) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; holiday; Christmas
Downloads: 4,776
[audio]Magic: A Fantastic Comedy - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of Magic: A Fantastic Comedy by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by TriciaG; Brett W. Downey; Anthony; Beth Thomas; Kristin Gjerløw; ToddHW; Haili; Ryyla Alder George Bernard Shaw goaded the already successful essayist and novelist Chesterton into trying his hand at a play, with this 1913 result. The play examines the powers and mysteries of faith, belief, religion, and of course, magic - a mixture that should be familiar from many of his Father Brown stories...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; faith; magic
Downloads: 1,679
[audio]Magna Carta - Anonymous
Librivox's public domain recording of Magna Carta. The original document is in Latin so this can only be a fairly rough approximation of the actual content. The text used is the first version in the Gutenberg collection. - Magna Carta is the most significant early influence on the long historical process that has led to the rule of constitutional law today. Magna Carta was originally created because of disagreements between the Pope, King John and his English barons over the rights of the King...
Downloads: 30,004
[audio]Magna Moralia - Aristotle
LibriVox recording of Magna Moralia by Aristotle. (Translated by St. George William Joseph Stock.) Read in English by Geoffrey EdwardsMagna Moralia (Ancient Greek: ΗΟΙΚΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΩΝ, English: Great Ethics) discusses topics including friendship, virtue, happiness and God. It is disputed whether Aristotle wrote Magna Moralia. This author concludes that it is absurd to suggest that God contemplates only God but does not propose an alternative activity for God...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Greek; ethics
Downloads: 45,513
[audio]Main Street - Sinclair Lewis
A LibriVox recording of Main Street by Sinclair Lewis, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers. Carol Milford is a liberal, free-spirited young woman, reared in the metropolis of Minneapolis. She marries Will Kennicott, a doctor, who is a small-town boy at heart. When they marry, Will convinces her to live in his home-town of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota...
Keywords: librivox; literature
Downloads: 53,862
[audio]Majesteit - Louis Couperus
LibriVox opname van Majesteit van Louis Couperus. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Eerste van de drie koningsromans van Louis Couperus. Kroonprins Othomar van het imaginaire land Liparië wordt gekweld door angsten en twijfels in verband met zijn hoge positie. Voorgelezen voor Librivox als voorbereiding op de kroning van Koning Willem - Alexander en Koningin Maxima 20 april 2013. (Samenvatting geschreven door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B luisterboek, de on-...
Keywords: LibriVox; audioboek; literatuur
Downloads: 756
[audio]Majoor Frans - Anna Louisa Geertruida Bosboom-Toussaint
Librivox audioboek van Majoor Frans door Anna L.G. Bosboom-Toussaint. Gelezen door Anna Simon Een arme jonker, Leopold, wordt onverwacht een grote erfenis in het vooruitzicht gesteld na de dood van een oud-tante – onder één voorwaarde: hij moet met een nichtje van haar trouwen. Deze jonge vrouw, die Francis heet, is opgegroeid onder de hoede van haar grootvader, een generaal in het leger. Ze heeft een onconventionele opvoeding gehad die haar onafhankelijk van geest, brutaal en ruw in haar ma...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Dutch; literatuur; Nederlands
Downloads: 29,446
[audio]Major Barbara - George Bernard Shaw
LibriVox recording of Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw. George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara focuses on the family of aristocratic Lady Britomart Undershaft and her estranged husband Andrew, a millionaire armaments manufacturer. Their daughters Sarah and Barbara are both engaged to be married, and Lady Britomart decides to ask Andrew for monetary support. Barbara is a Major in the Salvation Army, and agrees to let her father visit the mission in the East End of London where she works...
Keywords: librivox; audio; shaw; play; comedy; drama; salvation army
Downloads: 3,927 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Make Mine Homogenized - Rick Raphael
LibriVox recording of Make Mine Homogenized, by Rick Raphael. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). Widowed cattle rancher Hetty Thompson had done all right for herself since Big Jim’s death. She had Barney, a loyal if dim-witted ranch hand, and Johnny her assistant manager whom she rescued from a drunken father years before. When the government carves out a huge piece of Frenchman’s Flat for an atomic testing ground Hetty and her neighbors object, but the millitary fences in the range anyway...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; nevada; ranch; nuclear testing; mutation; milk; eggs
Downloads: 5,087 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Make Mine Homogenized Version 2 - Rick Raphael
LibriVox recording of Make Mine Homongenised, by Rick Raphael. Read by Jeanie. Just sixty miles from ground zero in Nevada there lies Circle T Ranch run by Hetty Thompson the owner, Barney Hatfield the farmhand, and Johnny Culpepper the assistant manager. It was just another ordinary ranch until, that is, the two cows and the rooster hit the nuclear jackpot. (Introduction by Jeanie1914) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other form...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; Science fiction
Downloads: 2,454 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Makers of Many Things - Eva March Tappan
LibriVox recording of Makers of Many Things, by Eva March Tappan. Read by Kara Shallenberg. How are friction matches made? How do rags and trees become paper? Who makes the dishes on our tables? Published in 1916, this children's book explains the origins of everyday items in an entertaining and informative way. There are plenty of illustrations, so please feel free to read along with the online etext: Makers of Many Things...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; teen; fiction; short stories; makers of many things; eva march tappan
Downloads: 16,195
[audio]Making a Rock Garden - H. S. Adams
LibriVox recording of Making a Rock Garden, by H. S. Adams. Read by Peter Yearsley. A short look at building a rock garden, right from the rocks themselves and how to arrange them, to choosing and placing the plants, touching wall and bog gardens, too. In this little monograph, the author is trying to draw the eyes of U.S. gardeners in to the intimate beauty of this neglected hobby. The original work has a number of attractive and useful photographs and drawings...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; gardening; horticulture; landscaping; instruction
Downloads: 4,222
[audio]Malcolm Sage, detective - Herbert George Jenkins
LibriVox recording of Malcolm Sage, detective, by Herbert George Jenkins. Read by Anna Simon. A collection of short stories that chronicles the first year of the Malcolm Sage Detective Bureau. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books (in more than 25 languages) or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; detective; fiction
Downloads: 10,255
[audio]Malerbriefe: Beitraege zur Theorie und Praxis der Malerei - Wilhelm Ostwald
LibriVox recording of Malerbriefe: Beiträge zur Theorie und Praxis der Malerei, by Wilhelm Ostwald. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Availle und Dirk Weber. In seinen 17 Malerbriefen geht Wilhelm Ostwald in leicht verständlicher Weise auf die Physikalischen (Optik) und Chemischen (Pigmente, Bindemittel) Seiten der malerischen Techniken ein. Er bespricht das Pastell, Aquarell, Guasch, Fresco, Tempera und die Ölmalerei; erklärt die Wirkung von Lichtbrechung und Reflektion einzelner Farben im Zusammensp...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Hörbuch; German; Deutsch; non-fiction; art; Kunst; Sachbuch; Malerbriefe; Ostwald
Downloads: 2,979
[audio]Man from Snowy River and other Verses, The - Paterson, Andrew Barton
LibriVox recording of The Man from Snowy River and other Verses, by Andrew Barton 'Banjo" Paterson A collection of poems by Australian poet Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson, picturesque glimpses into life in the Bush. From the preface: "A number of these verses are now published for the first time, most of the others were written for and appeared in 'The Bulletin' (Sydney, N.S.W.), and are therefore already widely known to readers in Australasia." (Summary by Tricia G.) For further information, in...
Keywords: poetry; bush ballad; australia; librivox; snowy river; audiobook
Downloads: 16,975
[audio]Man Overboard - F. Marion Crawford
LibriVox recording of Man Overboard, by F. Marion Crawford, read by Roger Melin Peculiar happenings aboard the schooner Helen B. Jackson when one night during a storm, the small crew found themselves diminished by one. Somebody had gone overboard, and it was surmised that it was one of the twin Benton brothers. But oddly enough, it seemed that the 'presence' of the missing twin continued to exist on board during the following weeks...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; sea story; mystery
Downloads: 9,960
[audio]Man: King of Mind, Body, and Circumstance - James Allen
LibriVox recording of Man: King of Mind, Body, and Circumstance by James Allen. Read in English by Andrea Fiore. The problem of life consists in learning how to live. It is like the problem of addition or subtraction to the schoolboy. When mastered, all difficulty disappears, and the problem has vanished. All the problems of life, whether they be social, political, or religious, subsist in ignorance and wrong-living...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; New Thought; life; thoughts; poverty; mind; evolution; freedom; character; self-improvement; spirit; consciousness; happiness; truth; manifestation; habit
Downloads: 2,631
[audio]Manalive - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of Manalive by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. The flying blast struck London just where it scales the northern heights, terrace above terrace, as precipitous as Edinburgh. It was round about this place that some poet, probably drunk, looked up astonished at all those streets gone skywards, and (thinking vaguely of glaciers and roped mountaineers) gave it the name of Swiss Cottage, which it has never been able to shake off...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Chesterton; G. K. Chesterton; mystery
Downloads: 14,845
[audio]Manfred - George Gordon, Lord Byron
LibriVox recording of Manfred by George Gordon, Lord Byron. Manfred is a dramatic poem in three acts by Lord Byron, and possibly a self confessional work. A noble, Manfred, is haunted by the memory of some unspeakable crime. In seeking for forgetfulness and oblivion, he wanders between his castle and the mountains. He has several encounters with the people who try to assist him, as well as spirits that rule nature and human destiny...
Keywords: librivox; audio; byron; manfred; dramatic poem; gothic; faustian; spirit; alps; faust; guilt; supernatural; romantic
Downloads: 2,698
[audio]Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei, von Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels - Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
Librivox recording of Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei, von Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels (The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels) Read in the original German by Rainer Original text can be found here: http://gutenberg.spiegel.de/marx/manifest/km_toc.htm For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; deutsch; german
Downloads: 53,461
[audio]Manners, Customs and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period - Paul Lacroix
LibriVox recording of Manners, Customs and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period, by Paul Lacroix (1806-1884). Read by Leni, Donna Stewart, Ruth Golding, Jim Clevenger, hearhis and Clacas. A comprehensive and detailed account of medieval life and culture in France, with reference to other parts of Europe, including chapters on private life, food, hunting, games and pastimes, costume, privileges and rights, justice, commerce, finance, and punishments...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; hisotry; France; Europel medieval; mediaeval, middle ages; culture; politics; justice; trade; food; cookery; games; hunting; costume; finance; taxes
Downloads: 14,101
[audio]Mansfield Park - Jane Austen
LibriVox recording of Mansfield Park by Jane Austen. Read by Karen Savage. Miss Frances, the youngest Ward sister, "married, in the common phrase, to disoblige her family, and by fixing on a lieutenant of marines, without education, fortune, or connexions, did it very thoroughly. She could hardly have made a more untoward choice." Some years later, pregnant with her ninth child, Mrs. Price appeals to her family, namely to her eldest sister and her husband, Sir Thomas Bertram, for help with her o...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; austen; mansfield park
Downloads: 131,356 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[audio]Mansfield Park - Jane Austen
LibriVox recording of Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park features Austen's frailest and perhaps most scrupulous heroine, Fannie Price. As the eldest daughter in a poor family, Fannie is sent to rich relatives when she's just old enough to fully appreciate the shame of her circumstances. Without pride or prejudice, Fanny sticks to principles in all matters. And matters certainly put her to the test...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; austen; romance; satire
Downloads: 327,742 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Mansfield Park (dramatic reading) - Jane Austen
LibriVox recording of Mansfield Park by Jane Austen. Read by Elizabeth Klett with a full cast. Mansfield Park is Jane Austen's 1814 novel focusing on Fanny Price, the daughter of a poor Portsmouth family, who is taken to live with her aunt and uncle Bertram's family on their estate at the age of ten. Surrounded by her wealthy and privileged cousins, and continually reminded of her lower status by her bullying Aunt Norris, Fanny grows up timid and shy, but with a strong sense of ethics, partly in...
Keywords: librivox; audio; austen; mansfield park; novel; dramatic reading
Downloads: 59,917
[audio]Many Voices (selection from) - E. Nesbit
Read by: David Barnes, Carrie Gillespie, Jim Mowatt, Cori Samuel, Peter Yearsley. E. Nesbit (Edith Bland) was a prodigious 19th century children’s writer who produced over 60 books of fiction for children. This book of poems has many elements which would appeal to children but there’s also some exploration of her feelings of love, lust and longing which your average 10 year old would find downright yucky...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; nesbit
Downloads: 9,543
[audio]Maoriland Fairy Tales - Edith Howes
LibriVox recording of LibriVox recording of Maoriland Fairy Tales, by Edith Howes. Read by Mareab. Most of the tales have some basis in history. It is an oral language so all histories have to be remembered and retold. To help with this memory retelling the carvings all have relative information and prompts, stories of Atua (sort of gods) and other people (pakeha) that have been encountered are all blended into the stories...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; nonfiction; myths; Maori; creation; children
Downloads: 2,018
[audio]Marcella - Mrs. Humphry Ward
LibriVox recording of Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward. Read by LibriVox Volunteers "Mary Augusta Ward was a very popular author at the end of the 19th century. The arrival of Marcella was discussed a lot in the London news papers. This popular novel tells about Marcella Boyce, a beauty of the 1880s, who thinks she truly believes in the values of socialism. A 21-year-old art student, she lives in a boarding house in Kensington until her father inherits Mellor Park, the family estate which is locate...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; Mary Augusta Ward
Downloads: 3,296
[audio]Marcia Schuyler - Grace Livingston Hill
LibriVox recording of Marcia Schuyler, by Grace Livingston Hill. Read by TriciaG. A compelling love triangle. Marcia is young & sweet. Her older sister Kate is vain & selfish. Marcia deeply admires the man that Kate is to marry: handsome & respected David Spafford. But on the eve of the wedding, Kate elopes with another man. Marcia is there when the note is found...the note that effectively breaks David's heart...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; romance; railroads; steam engines; love triangle
Downloads: 15,241
[audio]Mardi Vol. 2 - Herman Melville
LibriVox recording of Mardi, and a Voyage Thither, by Herman Melville. Read by James K. White. Mardi is Melville's first purely fictional work. In it he contemplates man's beliefs, and questions whether or not one faith has value over another--or is it all simply a sham? Mardi is a poetically existential analysis of religious truths as told through the protagonist's allegorical wanderings across the South Pacific...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; sea stories; whale; ship; philosophy
Downloads: 558
[audio]Margaret of Anjou - Jacob Abbott
LibriVox recording of MArgaret of Anjou by Jacob Abbott, read by Cathy Barratt Margaret of Anjou, wife of England’s Henry VI, played a key role in launching the storied War of the Roses – the 30-year civil conflict fuelled by the Lancasters and the Yorks, each vying for the British throne in the 15th century. (Summary by Cathy Barratt). For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox c...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; historical fiction; war of roses; english history
Downloads: 5,512
[audio]Marge Askinforit - Barry Pain
LibriVox recording of Marge Askinforit, by Barry Pain. Read by Nigel Boydell. A rollicking parody of the Margot Asquith memoirs, in which Pain's character, Marge, beguiles us with the most personal details of her dysfunctional family, and delights in relating every cringing, if not wholly accurate, minutiae of her exciting private life. (Summary by Nigel Boydell) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), plea...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; parody; comedy; fiction; memoir
Downloads: 1,176
[audio]Mari, Our Little Norwegian Cousin
LibriVox recording of Mari, Our Little Norwegian Cousin, by Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade "Long before Columbus discovered America, there were brave men in the north of Europe who dared to sail farther out upon the unknown waters of the Atlantic than any other people in the world. These daring seamen were called Vikings. Their home was the peninsula of Scandinavia, now ruled over by one king, although divided into two distinct countries, Norway and Sweden...
Keywords: travel; children; librivox; audiobook; norway
Downloads: 640
[audio]Maria Chapdelaine - Louis Hemon
LibriVox recording of Maria Chapdelaine, by Louis Hémon. Maria Chapdelaine is one of the most famous French Canadian novels. It is the love story of Maria Chapdelaine, daughter of a peasant family in the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region of Quebec, in the 1900s. It is often seen as an allegory of the French Canadian people, describing simple joys and great tragedies, the bonds of family, the importance of faith, and the strength of body and spirit needed to endure the harshness of life in Canada's no...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Canada; Quebec; romance
Downloads: 3,821
[audio]Maria Chapdelaine - Louis Hémon
Enregistrement Librivox de Maria Chapdelaine, par Louis Hémon. Lu par Jc Guan. LibriVox recording of Maria Chapdelaine, by Louis Hémon. Read in French by Jc Guan. Maria Chapdelaine raconte la vie difficile d'une famille paysanne au Québec, au début des années 1900. Page LibriVox du livre: http://librivox.org/maria-chapdelaine-by-louis-hemon/ Pour plus d'informations, ou pour participer, visitez LibriVox.org M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; historical; canadian; bas canada; quebec; peasant; lower canada; quebecois
Downloads: 9,366
[audio]Maria Stuart - Friedrich Schiller
LibriVox recording of Maria Stuart - Trauerspiel by Friedrich Schiller. Read in German by Redaer. Maria Stuart ist ein Drama von Friedrich von Schiller. Maria Stuart gilt als eines der klassischen Dramen Schillers. (Zusammenfassung von Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; Hörbuch; Literature; Literatur; Drama; German; Deutsch; Maria Stuart; Friedrich Schiller
Downloads: 14,934
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